Are you seeking a sun-soaked escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life? If so, look no further than Island Park, Idaho! With its array of breathtaking trails for hiking and biking, diverse wildlife viewing opportunities, rich cultural experiences, and idyllic lakeside camping spots – Island Park is the perfect destination for your next outdoor adventure. Situated in the picturesque continental divide of East Idaho’s Caribou Targhee National Forest, this charming little town is an ideal balance between civilization and nature – with plenty to explore both inside and outside! Once it’s time to relax and unwind after a full day of exploration, we invite you to retreat to the Bigfoot Refuge. So pack your bags (and sense of adventure!) as we take you on a journey to discover all this four-bedroom Island Park vacation has to offer.
Features and Amenities
Hidden away in nature’s beauty, our “Bigfoot Refuge” offers an escape from it all and a chance to reconnect with yourself and those around you. The rugged terrain and blissful tranquility serve as the perfect backdrop for your next holiday away. Whether it’s just you or if you’re bringing a larger group, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone here! On the main level of our cozy cabin, there is one primary bedroom featuring a queen bed and a private full bathroom. There is also a shared full bathroom and a full-size sleeper sofa. Located upstairs, there’s one bedroom with two twin beds so that the kids can sleep comfortably. Then, another bedroom is fitted with a queen and a twin bed, perfect for couples or friends. If that weren’t enough, there’s also a loft upstairs with a queen bed, which adds an extra layer of luxury to any stay.
After spending time exploring your surroundings, step inside to enjoy our fully stocked kitchen so that you can make some delectable meals or use the propane grill if desired! At the end of the day, wind down under the twinkling stars while sitting around the fire pit or by slipping into our hot tub before calling it a night. We know that you will be planning many memories throughout your stay at Bigfoot Refuge!
Nestled away in the remote Targhee National Forest, Island Park is a rural paradise like no other. Hikers will be mesmerized by the abundance of lush pine and fir trees that line its scenic trails, while wildlife enthusiasts can catch glimpses of deer or elk amongst their surroundings. Those who prefer to hit fresh powder on ski slopes won’t have far to go – for it’s well-known around Idaho as an ideal destination for winter sports! But even beyond skiing adventures lies plenty more – you’ll also find ample opportunities here for boating across Henry’s Lake, fishing along nearby streams into the Snake River, and admiring mountain views with stunning serenity throughout your explorations.
Visit Yellowstone Park
Yellowstone National Park is one of America’s most stunning and iconic parks. With its vast array of geothermal features, such as the beautiful Grand Prismatic Spring, billowing steam vents, and mesmerizing hot pools like Morning Glory Pool, it is a must-see destination for anyone interested in the wonders of nature. The park also offers plenty of other opportunities to explore, such as its numerous grizzly bear sightings, moose hangouts, scenic drives along the Yellowstone River, and hikes to amazing views produced by a unique volcanic landscape. From beautiful lakes to rolling forests, there is something awe-inspiring to observe nearly everywhere you look. Even if you have been there before, there’s always something new to discover. With Island Park being only a three-hour drive away, it’s an easy day trip for anyone looking to explore the beauty of Yellowstone.
Spend the Afternoon Fishing
Take your family on the ultimate adventure and bond over a day or weekend of fishing in beautiful Island Park, Idaho! From its stunning Fremont County backdrop to an array of trout species for you all to try your hand at catching – plus opportunities for boat trolling and still-fishing too – it’s an ideal spot. And, since fishing often requires teamwork between anglers, it can be a great way to come together as a unit while enjoying some quality outdoor time. Make sure everyone is prepped with the necessary gear from bait to tackle before heading out – there’s nothing quite like casting into one of Henry’s Lake’s pristine waters under those unforgettable skies.
Book Your Getaway
Don’t wait any longer – book your family’s Island Park vacation now! With a stay at Bigfoot Refuge, this trip will be unforgettable and truly one of a kind. Call us today to make sure you don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime. We can’t wait to see you!